Officers Assaulted During Domestic Argument

A southern Kentucky couple faces felony charges, accused of attacking two police officers there.

Somerset police say the two attacked the officers when they responded to a domestic violence call at Western Hills Apartments on Hail Knob Road.

Police say Jerry Couch was stabbed during an argument earlier in the evening.

When Officer Gates and Criswell tried to arrest his wife, Michelle Couch, Jerry Couch tried to choke an officer.

The officers were able to subdue Jerry Couch with the help of Couch's brother, James Couch. In the meantime, Michelle Couch slipped from her handcuffs and attacked both Officer Gates and her brother-in-law.

Both Jerry and Michelle Couch now face several charges, including assault on a police officer.


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  • by amanda Location: hazare on Dec 18, 2007 at 12:21 AM
    jerry was a good person he loved his family and his friends he would have never hung his self jerry is my family the hardist thing i have erev did was watch him passaway..........
  • by Merry Christmas Location: Everone on Dec 12, 2007 at 07:35 PM
    Respect your Egg Nog ! --> I slay me -->
  • by cutter Location: South of East KY. on Dec 12, 2007 at 04:28 PM
    OMG..I saw this ! It was on "My Name is Earl". Joy jumped on that Cop's back and did a monkey hump...
  • by ben Location: lex on Dec 12, 2007 at 09:33 AM
    Oh, these poor innocent people. Having the cops beat up on them. They were probably outside church waiting for bingo to start and the fuzz came by just looking for trouble... Seems like this is what a lot of you people think. Can't wait to read the comments left on this story and about the KSP shooting

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